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John Drainie (1916–1966)

John Drainie was born on April 1, 1916 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as John Robert Roy Drainie. He was an actor and writer, known for Folio (1955), Startime (1959) and Bush Pilot (1947). He died on October 30, 1966 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. See full bio »

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Known For

Folio
Folio Banquo / Father Provincial / Jake / Joseph / Joseph Howe / King Ferrante / Pipineau / Stephen Leacock
(1955-1958)
Startime
Startime Aslaksen / Rev. Parris
(1959-1960)
Bush Pilot
Bush Pilot Miscellaneous Crew
(1947)
Anne of Green Gables
(1956)

Filmography

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 1966 King Kong (TV Series)
Various Characters
- The Spacemen (1966) ... (voice)
- The Hunter (1966) ... (voice)
- The African Bees (1966) ... (voice)
- Rocket Island (1966) ... (voice)
- The Horror of Mondo Island (1966) ... Various Characters (voice)
 1961-1965 Festival (TV Series)
Mr. Dennison / The Cook / Uncle Peter / ...
- A Spring Song: In Six Scenes (1965) ... Mr. Dennison
- Mother Courage (1965) ... The Cook
- The Devil's Instrument (1962) ... Uncle Peter
- The Brass Pounder from Illinois (1962) ... William Cornelius Van Horne
- Grand Exits (1962) ... Hector
 1965 The Forest Rangers (TV Series)
Mr. Miller
- Macleod and the Talking Bear (1965) ... Mr. Miller
 1964 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Dr. Hildesheim
- Pale Horse, Pale Rider (1964) ... Dr. Hildesheim
 1964 This Hour Has Seven Days (TV Series)
Host (1964-1965)
 1964 Story Parade (TV Series)
Jim Bradley
- Shadow of Guilt (1964) ... Jim Bradley
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
General Aubach
- Medal for a Turned Coat (1964) ... General Aubach
 1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Father de Leo
- The Rose Tattoo (1964) ... Father de Leo
 1963 The Incredible Journey
Professor Jim Hunter
 1962 Scarlett Hill (TV Series)
Amos Currey
- The Luck of Amos Currey: Part 1 (1962) ... Amos Currey
 1962 Playdate (TV Series)
Wullie MacCrimmon
- The Black Bonspiel of Wullie MacCrimmon (1962) ... Wullie MacCrimmon
 1960 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
The Rev. Davidson
- Rain (1960) ... The Rev. Davidson
 1960 R.C.M.P. (TV Series)
Martin Purdy / Joe Wade
- The Rustler (1960) ... Martin Purdy
- Gunslinger (1960) ... Joe Wade
 1959-1960 Startime (TV Series)
Aslaksen / Rev. Parris
- Mr. Arcularis (1960)
- An Enemy of the People (1960) ... Aslaksen
- The Crucible (1959) ... Rev. Parris
 1960 The Hill (TV Movie)
Simon Peter
 1952-1959 Encounter (TV Series)
Dr. Joe Gilchrist / Judge Keon / Captain Sullivan / ...
- The Discoverers (1959) ... Dr. Joe Gilchrist
- A Killing at Bentley Corner (1959) ... Judge Keon
- Power to Destroy (1958) ... Captain Sullivan
- A Matter of Principle (1958) ... Dr. Norman Bonar
 1959 The Unforeseen (TV Series)
- Pastorale (1959)
 1955-1958 Folio (TV Series)
Father Provincial / King Ferrante / Stephen Leacock / ...
- The Strong Are Lonely (1958) ... Father Provincial
- Queen After Death (1958) ... King Ferrante
- The Baron of Brewery Bay (1958) ... Stephen Leacock
- Honey and Hoppers (1957) ... Jake
 1958 Anne of Green Gables (TV Movie)
Matthew Cuthbert
 1958 Now That April's Here
Tom Boultbee (segment "Rocking Chair")
 1955-1958 On Camera (TV Series)
Dr. Mason / Thurlow / Priest / ...
- Cave-in (1958)
- A Godmother for Amy (1957) ... Dr. Mason
- The Guest Room (1957) ... Thurlow
- Thank You, Edmondo (1956) ... Priest
- Mail Order Dress (1956)
 1956-1957 First Performance (TV Series)
Dr. Howard Gibson
- Seeds of Power (1957) ... Dr. Howard Gibson
- The Discoverers (1956) ... Dr. Howard Gibson
 1956-1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Felix Dodge / Mr. Arcularis
- The Weston Strain (1957) ... Felix Dodge
- Mr. Arcularis (1956) ... Mr. Arcularis
 1957 Who Destroyed the Earth (TV Movie)
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Harry Burdick
- Flight into Danger (1956) ... Harry Burdick
 1956 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- Proud Passage (1956)
 1956 The Hill (TV Movie)
 1956 Anne of Green Gables (TV Movie)
Matthew
 1956 Camera Three (TV Series)
 1955 Eye Witness No. 75 (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1955 Eye Witness No. 76 (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1955 Maggie Muggins (TV Series)
Mr. McGarrity (1955-1956)
 1955 No Longer Vanishing (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1955 Road of Iron (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1955 The Structure of Unions (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1955 CBC Summer Theatre (TV Series)
- The Mark (1955)
 1954-1955 Playbill (TV Series)
Giuseppe / Finchley
- Angelino (1955) ... Giuseppe
- Mr. Finchley Versus the Bomb (1955) ... Finchley
- The Hideaway (1954)
 1955 Bush Doctor (Short)
Narrator (voice, as John Draine)
 1954 Aircrew
Narrator (voice)
 1954 Man Is a Universe (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1954 The Charwoman (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1954 The Grievance (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1952 Sunshine Sketches (TV Series)
Narrator
 1949 Family Circles (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1949 Summer Is for Kids (Short)
Narration (voice)
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Television and radio actor.

Alternate Names:

John Draine
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